George Castrataro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Bankruptcy Attorney in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Law Office of George Castrataro
 | 707 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Phone: 954-573-1444
Fax: 954-573-6451
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Bankruptcy: Consumer (40%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%)
Attorney Profile

The managing partner at The Law Offices of George Castrataro, P.A., George Castrataro brings more than a decade of bankruptcy, estate planning, probate and civil litigation experience to bear while representing South Florida clients who are in need of legal representation. From the firm's office in Fort Lauderdale, he also uses mediation and arbitration on behalf of the people and businesses he represents to achieve favorable results.

Mr. Castrataro obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida before attending Florida International University and graduating with a master’s degree in public health in 1999. After being awarded his Juris Doctor by Florida International University College of Law in 2005, he was admitted to practice law before the state courts of Florida, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida. He is also admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.

A member of the American Bar Association, Mr. Castrataro is the Florida co-chairman for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He frequently lectures and conducts seminars on foreclosure, bankruptcy and other related topics to groups of fellow attorneys, and he has served as a guest lecturer at Florida International University since 2008.

Mr. Castrataro's efforts on behalf of consumers facing foreclosure in Broward County included helping in 2008 to create a blue-ribbon panel which he co-chaired with the county mayor. His successes on behalf of his clients as well as his superior ethics have earned him an AV-Preeminent peer-review rating* through Martindale-Hubbell and a "Superb" peer-review rating through Avvo.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Bankruptcy (40%): Bankruptcy Law

Employment & Labor (30%)

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration

Focus Areas

Bankruptcy Law, Estate Planning, Probate & Estate Administration


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2016

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About George Castrataro

Admitted: 2006, Florida

Professional Webpage:


  • AV-Rating, Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida, 2007
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, State Co-Chair, 2010 - Present
  • Blue-Ribbon Foreclosure Panel
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2010 - Present  
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida, 2007  
  • Florida, 2006

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Pro Bono Counsel to in Excess of 10 Non-Profits in South Florida, 2008 - Present  
  • Lawyers Care of Legal Aid of Broward County, 2008 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Guest Lecturer at Florida International University, 2008 - Present
  • Foreclosure and Bankruptcy Seminars, Legal Aid of Broward County, 2008 - Present  


Educational Background:

  • University of South Florida
  • Florida International University, Miami Florida, Florida, Masters in Public Health, Major: Industrial Hygiene and Epidemiology, 1999
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Office Location for George Castrataro

707 NE 3rd Ave
Suite 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

Phone: 954-573-1444

Fax: 954-573-6451

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Last Updated: 5/1/2019

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